The Los Angeles Kings and the New York Rangers are battling in the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, and their meeting has brought together a few of the greatest athletes from Los Angeles and New York to raise money for charity.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Lakers) represented Los Angeles, and Mariano Rivera (Yankees) and Mark Messier (Rangers) once again represented New York.
The sports legends got together for a game of air hockey for charity:
Covering Air Hockey today. Mariano Rivera is taking on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Officiated by Mark Messier pic.twitter.com/3D0agGn52N— Jason Rubinstein (@jrubinstein4) June 9, 2014
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar vs. Mariano Rivera in charity air hockey game pic.twitter.com/zetUcJf12q— Jamal Collier (@JamalCollier) June 9, 2014
Although Abdul-Jabbar was on the opposite side, he made sure it was a friendly event:
These are some of the greatest athletes their respective sports have ever seen, but they were able to come together to play a different game for a great cause.